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New Human Trafficking powers come into effect in Scotland

New Human Trafficking powers come into effect in Scotland New powers to tackle human trafficking have come into effect in Scotland. The new powers allow courts to impose special prevention ...

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Abortion not part of reproductive health – Holy See tells UN

Abortion not part of reproductive health – Holy See tells UN The Holy See has told the United Nations that abortion should not be considered as part of ‘sexual and ...

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Church calls for rethink on tackling bigotry

Church calls for rethink on tackling bigotry The Catholic Church in Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to have a ‘radical rethink’ on how it tackles sectarian behaviour after new ...

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Yet More Disregard for our Smallest Children

Yet More Disregard for our Smallest Children It’s been a sad week for the future of many unborn children. First the British Medical Association voted to push for the complete ...

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Church Defends St Kentigern’s Academy Following Criticism

Church Defends St Kentigern’s Academy Following Criticism The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, Anthony Horan, has sent a copy of the Catholic church’s anti bullying strategy to Scottish Labour ...

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Scottish Government u-turn on named person legislation

Scottish Government u-turn on named person legislation The Scottish Government this week announced significant changes to its named person scheme. The scheme, subject to a successful legal challenge by the ...

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Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason

Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason On Tuesday 27th June, the British Medical Association (BMA) will vote on decriminalising abortion, potentially making it legal for any reason ...

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Conscience Victory for Pharmacists

Conscience Victory for Pharmacists  New guidance by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will allow pharmacists to practice in line with their beliefs and not act against their conscience. Earlier draft ...

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Queen’s Speech is Dominated by Brexit

Queen’s Speech Dominated by Brexit The UK’s departure from the EU took centre stage as the Government’s legislative plan for the next session of Parliament was outlined by the Queen. ...

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Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth

Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth The British Medical Association (BMA) will vote later this month on whether to call for abortion to be ...

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